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There are 4 ways to get from Geneva to Chambéry by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Airport to Chambéry Ouibus / ...

$3 - $9

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux Genève - Grenoble / ...

$20 - $30

Rideshare  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Genève to Chambéry 54.6 miles

$6

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Chambéry 55.3 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Chambéry is to bus which costs SFr 3 - SFr 9 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Chambéry is to drive which costs SFr 11 - SFr 17 and takes 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneva - Airport and arriving at Chambéry. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gare de Genève and arriving at Gare de Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 19 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Chambéry is 73 km. The road distance is 88.5 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Chambéry without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs SFr 3 - SFr 9.

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The bus from Geneva - Airport to Chambéry takes 1 h 10 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Geneva to Chambéry bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Geneva - Airport station.

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Geneva to Chambéry train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Gare de Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Chambéry is to bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs SFr 3 - SFr 9. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 20 - SFr 30 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Chambéry.
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  • Distance: 45.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Chambéry, France?

Ouibus operates a bus from Geneva to Chambéry every 4 hours. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, SNCF operates a train from Geneva to Chambéry every 4 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $30 and the journey takes 1 h 19 min. Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Airport to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Genève to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Geneva to Chambéry bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Chambéry station.

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Geneva to Chambéry train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Chambéry is 88 km. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Geneva to Chambéry.

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There are 301+ hotels available in Chambéry. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Geneva and Chambéry. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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